Reports to – Associate Director of Media Technology
Overview of Position:
The Media Technology Specialist will be the go-to person for all media, audio visual and streaming needs, providing end-user support for all for onsite, virtual and hybrid events. This role will report to Associate Director of Media Technology and is based in our London headquarters. Travel is required to attend ISDA conferences and to support domestic and international ISDA offices as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage the operations of AV equipment across all conference rooms and meeting spaces
Oversee all external and in-office conferences and events which includes determining the technical requirements and supporting them through to event completion
Provide support for conferences and events, including setting up computers, tablets, and streaming devices, recording events, and coordinating video streaming requests
Produce and edit ISDA On Demand recordings (audio and video) for publication online
Manage all aspects of online audio and video recording and publication for ISDA including podcasts, town halls, webinars, and video interviews
Maintain ISDA Conference Center event recordings and On Demand platform for the conference team that will be used for training purposes or quality review
Travel with ISDA conference staff as needed to liaise with venue AV teams and supervise recording
Manage AV projects globally including planning, installation, and maintenance of integrated AV systems in all ISDA offices
Conduct training on the proper usage of AV systems and software
Augment IT operational support where AV is used on ISDA technology infrastructure such as Teams, Zoom, and WebEx
Create detailed documentation on AV systems for each office
Perform routine testing and problem diagnosis for teleprompters, projectors, microphones, speakers, amplifiers, LCD Displays, scalers, and switches.
Continually look for opportunities to develop solutions through process automation, and improved reliability
Troubleshoot technology issues with attendees/speakers for onsite, virtual and hybrid events (including but not limited to Wi-Fi, audio issues, security, hardware, etc.)
Qualifications & Experience:
5+ years of experience in an IT or AV support role
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Knowledge of computer/projector interfacing, resolutions, scaling, and aspect ratios
Experience with audio mixing, microphones and recording equipment, video camera set up and removal
Strong understanding of signal flow and troubleshooting
Understanding of room acoustics and mic pattern usages.
Experience with an incident management/ticketing system
Experience producing webcast ready AV control rooms for large presentation spaces
Experience with AV hardware and software (Adobe Creative Suite, Zoom, Teams, Creston Control systems, Distributed Audio Systems, AV Matrix Switches, Cisco Codecs, etc.)
AV Portfolio required (including organizations and venues worked, equipment used, and any audio or video files produced)
Since 1985, ISDA has worked to make the global derivatives markets safer and more efficient. Today, ISDA has more than 960 member institutions from 78 countries. These members comprise a broad range of derivatives market participants, including corporations, investment managers, government and supranational entities, insurance companies, energy and commodities firms, and international and regional banks. In addition to market participants, members also include key components of the derivatives market infrastructure, such as exchanges, intermediaries, clearing houses and repositories, as well as law firms, accounting firms and other service providers. Information about ISDA and its activities is available on the Association’s website: https://www.isda.org/ . Follow us on Twitter @ISDA.
ISDA offers a great work environment, with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
Retirement – with employer match
Life, disability, and accident insurance
Medical, dental and vision coverage offered at little to no cost to employees and dependents
Generous paid time off
Maternity and paternity leave
Pre and post-tax commuter spending accounts
Education – ISDA offers a yearly training calendar across all offices